Residential properties may still contain traces of asbestos – it’s important you contact us if you are considering any refurbishment work on your home.

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Despite all types of asbestos being banned in 1999, some residential buildings may still contain lower risk materials such as textured coatings or vinyl floor tiles; or high risk materials such as asbestos cement and even insulating board in older properties. It is therefore important that you contact us if you are considering carrying out any refurbishment work on your home which may disturb any asbestos risk materials. We also work with architects at the planning stage to help things go smoothly and safely once work is underway. Franks Portlock will support you throughout the full process and provide a personal and flexible service to ensure we are carrying out work at a convenient time for you.

We can deliver the full range of asbestos services including:

Read our case studies on our work with the housing sector or contact us to find out more.

We help organisations across a range of sectors, from the marine and nuclear industries to healthcare, residential and retail – both on a regional and national level. And we work with organisations of many sizes, from those operating smaller buildings and facilities to those with multiple sites across the UK. Read our case studies below to find out more or click on the services above for further information on our full range of asbestos services.

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Franks Portlock is often required to help home-owners with concerns they might have with their own properties.  We recently worked with a property in Low Fell, Gateshead that was directed by local architecture firm, Emerald Architects.

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Bernard Interiors

During a recent review by our Health and Safety consultant, it was noted that a Legionella Risk Assessment was necessary for our studio. We contacted Franks Portlock who undertook a full review of the premises and provided us with a greater understanding of the UK regulations and requirements. Sean Green supplied us with a detailed Legionella risk assessment and offered pragmatic advice and guidance on the procedures required to remain compliant, the whole process was seamless from start to finish.. Sean attention to detail and dedication was faultless throughout the entire process and it was a pleasure to work with both him and the team.

The de Ferrers Trust

Six months ago, we instructed Sean and the team at Franks Portlock for their services in Water Hygiene and we have been blown away by the service he has provided us. We have a number of different schools on board with him that range from full water hygiene monthly management, to RA's and Annual services. When tendering we found that Frank's Portlocks cost were similar to what we were already paying, however the level of detail that the contract covers far outweighs any previous contract we've ever had. The Monthly meetings have made a massive difference in ensuring that faults and risk items are dealt with promptly and appropriately. As the person who oversees compliance across our trust, I no longer have to worry about the water hygiene compliance in our schools that use Franks Portlock.

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